SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ghostscript-library (SUSE-SU-2018:3330-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118350

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for ghostscript-library fixes the following issues :

CVE-2018-16511: A type confusion in 'ztype' could be used by remote attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107426)

CVE-2018-16540: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files to the builtin PDF14 converter could use a use-after-free in copydevice handling to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107420)

CVE-2018-16541: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use incorrect free logic in pagedevice replacement to crash the interpreter. (bsc#1107421)

CVE-2018-16542: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use insufficient interpreter stack-size checking during error handling to crash the interpreter. (bsc#1107413)

CVE-2018-16509: Incorrect 'restoration of privilege' checking during handling of /invalidaccess exceptions could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the 'pipe' instruction. (bsc#1107410

CVE-2018-16513: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use a type confusion in the setcolor function to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact. (bsc#1107412)

CVE-2018-15910: Attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use a type confusion in the LockDistillerParams parameter to crash the interpreter or execute code. (bsc#1106173)

CVE-2017-9611: The Ins_MIRP function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document. (bsc#1050893)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ghostscript-library-13830=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-ghostscript-library-13830=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050893

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106173

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107410

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107412

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107413

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107420

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107421

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1107426

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9611/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-15910/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16509/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16511/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16513/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16540/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16541/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16542/

http://www.nessus.org/u?dd3fdbe8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118350

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3330-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/24

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-fonts-other, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-fonts-rus, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-fonts-std, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-library, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-omni, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgimpprint, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/26

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Ghostscript Failed Restore Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9611, CVE-2018-15910, CVE-2018-16509, CVE-2018-16511, CVE-2018-16513, CVE-2018-16540, CVE-2018-16541, CVE-2018-16542